Mission: The purpose of the pecos valley jazz and arts festival is to celebrate the arts in the pecos valley, to increase positive community relationships, and to educate both young and old alike in the musical traditions of america.
Programs: The pecos valley jazz and arts festival is held the second weekend of october. Approximately twenty-three world class jazz musicians are brought in. A school of jazz is held with sixth grade area students. This showcases various instruments and gives the students the opportunity to learn about and enjoy the jazz experience. An art experience is also part of the festival with participation of the artists and local school children.